The Other Sides of Jisoo: Exploring the Talents and Charisma of the K-Pop Star 

Stage Name: Jennie
Real Name: Kim Jisoo
Birthday: January 3, 1995
Age: 28 Years
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Born In: Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Famous As: K-Pop singer, actor
Position: Lead Vocalist & Visual
Instruments: Drum, Guitar
Height: 162 cm (5’3)
Nicknames: Human Chanel, J, Jendeugi, Jendeuk, Mandu, Nini

Meet the stunning Mononym Jisoo, renowned as the Lead Vocalist and Visual of the sensational girl group BLACKPINK, proudly represented by YG Entertainment. Hailing from South Korea, Jisoo’s multilingual prowess extends to Japanese and basic Chinese, making her a true global star. Despite being the oldest in the group, Jisoo’s unparalleled 4D personality has earned her the coveted title of the “state of mind producer,” as aptly coined by her bandmate Jennie. 

Jisoo Blackpink

Before Debut  

Before her Debut, Jisoo was already famous because of showing up in TV shows and even featuring in the music video of Epik High’s “SPOILER + HAPPEN ENDING” and Hi-Suhyun’s “I’m Different”. In 2016, Jisoo made her debut with BLACKPINK. 

Early Life 

The vibrant Kim Ji-soo graced the world with her presence on January 3, 1995, in Gunpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea. In 2011, this powerhouse of talent embarked on a journey to stardom by joining the prestigious YG Entertainment through auditions as a learner. Known by her moniker, Jisoo, this South Korean Singer and Actress has amassed a net worth of $10 Million, making her a force to be reckoned with in the industry. 

Since August 2016, Jisoo has been an integral part of the immensely popular girl’s singing group, ‘Blackpink,’ under the aegis of YG Entertainment. With her mesmerizing vocals and versatile dance styles encompassing hip-hop, dance-pop, and K-pop, Jisoo has become a sensation worldwide. 

After going through an arduous interview process, Jisoo blackpink began her five-year training with YG Entertainment in 2011. Her unwavering dedication and unparalleled talent have propelled her to newer heights of success. 

In 2021, Jisoo wowed audiences with her acting chops in the JTBC show Snowdrop alongside the dashing Jung Hae-in, solidifying her position as a versatile performer in the entertainment industry. 


At the tender age of 16, the dazzling Jisoo embarked on her journey to stardom as a student of YG Entertainment in August 2011. Her unwavering dedication and hard work led her to train for five years, honing her vocal skills and perfecting her craft. In August 2016, Jisoo’s dream finally came true, as she became a member of the sensational girl group, BLACKPINK, leaving audiences spellbound with her mesmerizing voice and stunning visuals. 

Even before she joined YG Entertainment, Jisoo’s ethereal beauty and extraordinary talent had already won her numerous admirers. Her striking features and impeccable skills made her a beloved figure at the School of Performing Arts High School, where she studied before relocating to Seoul, South Korea. 

In 2012, Jisoo caught the attention of fans worldwide when she was unveiled through the “Who’s That Girl?” teaser by YG Entertainment, which was soon followed by two breathtaking photographs in January of the following year. 

In a groundbreaking move, YG Entertainment announced on August 18, 2020, that Jisoo would make her acting debut. Her debut as the lead role in the JTBC drama, Snowdrop, was highly anticipated, and fans were delighted to see her shine on screen in 2021, showcasing her versatile talent and captivating presence. Jisoo continues to amaze audiences worldwide with her undeniable talent and unique charm. 

Family & Personal Life 

Meet the charismatic Kim Jisoo, a proud scion of a well-established affluent family. Hailing from the serene town of Gunpo in Gyeonggi, South Korea. As a Korean native, she strongly identifies with her ethnicity and has a deep-rooted faith in the Christian religion, frequently attending church to strengthen her spiritual connection with God. 

Her father, Ha-Joon Kim, is a prominent CEO of a major organization. While her mother, Ji-Yoo Kim, selflessly serves the underprivileged through her work in an NGO. Jisoo’s siblings also shine brightly in their respective fields. Her elder sister, Kim-Ji Yoon, is a social media influencer with a staggering 475K Instagram followers as of January 2022. Meanwhile, her younger brother, Kim Jung-hoon, captures the world’s beauty through his lens as a photographer. 

Despite coming from a privileged background, Jisoo’s unyielding passion and hard work have propelled her to the pinnacle of success. She has enthralled audiences with her exceptional talent and magnetic persona. 

Impact and Influence 

In Gallup Korea’s yearly music poll for 2018, Jisoo Blackpink was ranked the 10th most popular idol in South Korea, getting 4.8% of the votes. In April 2019, she was positioned as the tenth most followed K-pop icon on Instagram, with 12.8 million followers. 

The debut of Jisoo as a Blackpink Member 

After several years of training, Jisoo made her debut as a member of BLACKPINK in August 2016. With the release of the group’s single album “Square One”. The group quickly gained popularity both in South Korea and internationally. Jisoo’s powerful vocals and stage presence helped to establish her as one of the most recognizable members of the group. 

Appearance in Television dramas  

In addition to her music career, Jisoo has also appeared in several television dramas and variety shows. She made her acting debut in 2015, with a small role in the drama “The Producers.” And has since appeared in other dramas such as “Arthdal Chronicles” and “Snowdrop”. 

Jisoo as a human and her fashion sense 

Jisoo is also known for her fashion sense and has become a popular style icon. Often being featured in fashion magazines and attending high-profile events such as Paris Fashion Week. 

Despite her busy schedule, Jisoo has remained actively involved in charity work and has donated to various causes. It includes the fight against COVID-19 and the protection of animal rights. 


KISS ME (with Rosé) (2018) 

Dior Beauty (2019) 

itMICHAA (2021) 

Dior (2021) 

CELEBe (2021) 

MapleStory (2022) 


Jisoo is much more than just a K-Pop star. She’s a multifaceted individual with talents and charisma that extend beyond the stage. From her stunning visuals to her hidden talents and infectious personality, Jisoo is a true gem in the entertainment industry.  

As Jisoo continues to shine both as a member of Blackpink and in her individual endeavours, we can’t wait to see what other sides of Jisoo she’ll reveal to the world. 

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